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Monday, 24. April 2017

Hiroshi Ito receives prestigious prize from Japan Neuroscience Society

Hiroshi Ito has been awarded the Young Investigator Award of the Japan Neuroscience Society for his investigation of functional impact and modulatory mechanism of distinct inputs to the hippocampus. The award will be presented at... [more]

Sunday, 09. April 2017

Erin Schuman receives her second ERC Advanced Grant for NeuroRibo project

With this prestigious grant of 2.5 million Euro, Erin Schuman, Director at the Frankfurt-based Max Planck Institute for Brain Research (MPI-BR) since 2009, will study extended functions of the ribosome, the protein-making... [more]

Friday, 31. March 2017

ERC Starting Grant for Hiroshi Ito

Hiroshi Ito, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, receives an ERC Starting Grant to investigate neural circuits for goal-directed spatial navigation. [more]

Thursday, 16. March 2017

How much information can we get from a spike?

Neurons communicate via spikes but how they use those short pulses to code information is still an open question. Recent work at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research (Theory of Neural Dynamics Group) reveals that by... [more]

Thursday, 09. February 2017

Bright Spots in Brain Cells

Witnessing the birth of a tiny RNA at brain synapses.  [more]

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